University of Newcastle

Master of Business Administration (Global) / Master of Science (Data Analytics)

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The Master of Science (Data Analytics) provides students with the skills necessary for a career in data analytics, which involves data management, analysis, visualisation and interpretation as well as data-driven decision making. From a business perspective, the task of analysing performance and using those analyses to inform decisions about future actions has long played an important role in organisations and, in the past, it was often performed by people with accounting, finance or strategic planning skills. However, a number of trends - the growth of big data; increasingly complex organisations with more specialised functions; increased reporting, auditing, compliance and quality requirements; and more sophisticated analytical tools and techniques - has made data analysis both more important and more complex. Students will graduate with technical skills in the specific and highly sought-after area of data analytics.


To satisfy the requirements for the Master Business Administration (Global)/ Master of Science (Data Analytics) program you must complete 170 units: 150 units core courses, 20 units of program directed courses.


  • Data Analytics
  • Business
  • Management

Standard entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (AQF level 7 equivalent), or higher, in a cognate field of study, including data science/analytics, statistics, computer science, engineering, mathematics, information technology, finance, econometrics, or physics.Applicants with an undergraduate degree (AQF level 7 equivalent), or higher, in other areas with significant quantitative components, including accounting, business, or commerce will be assessed for entry on a case by case basis.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle City Precinct International: $72,110 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 2 years

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